The formation of desert plant associations of the Aral shore has had a long history. This chapter describes the contemporary coastal vegetation. It was determined that main threat of loosing biodiversity in the region lies in extending anthropogenic desertification. Two methods of biodiversity conservation are discussed: (1) restoration of the lost ecosystems and (2) establishment of a network of regional protected areas.
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- Methods of Conservation and Restoration of Vegetation Cover on the Aral Sea Coast
Liliya A. Dimeyeva
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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